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In Rainbows, Radiohead, and Copyright

This is an aspect of Radiohead’s In Rainbows release I was not familiar with before reading this otherwise uninteresting (to me) article. In retrospect it makes sense that there was a mini-nightmare with respect to releasing this way and that copyright was a barrier. As the U.S. is finally entering discussions to amend copyright law […]

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How Credit Cards Tax America

I’d be interested to hear the counterargument in favor of credit cards. Credit cards were an amazing invention—in the 1950s. But today they are an outdated technology that cost us serious money. Source: How Credit Cards Tax America

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Red Line

The Red Line ― have fun now

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I feel like a wes anderson character

 

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art-cycle

I took what was weird repackaged it whole sealed it in plastic up-charged for in stores and for a small fee — I loan my IP — you can license repackaged-sealed-weird just like me (but not for free)

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Measure Up | S.B.LattinDesign

Measure Up | S.B.LattinDesign. What a fantastic graphic.

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Three Things: Six

a minor commitment Pain – remained conscious throughout the day – stretched frequently – moved often Play – frisbee – nice weather – carefree time – directed interest Quality – minor accomplishments along the way on small projects that add up to major accomplishments – slowly built buy-in to more easily port success in one […]

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Three Things: Five

a minor commitment A little lo-fi the other day…

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Transform any text into a patent application – Sam Lavigne

I wrote a program that transforms literary and philosophical texts into patent applications. In short, it reframes texts as inventions or machines. This is just plain awesome software art. Just look at this patent by Kafka! If a visual artist out there doesn’t start creating the visual figures for these wonderful patents I’m going to […]

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Three Things: Four

a minor commitment Mother’s Day – a clean living room and kitchen – contact with family – space for children to play Computing – reclaimed an older machine I can still use – started using the R project – began creating a wallpaper for Fedora Tea – a pleasant end to the day – relaxing […]

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Three Things: Three

a minor commitment – three things: one – three things: two Enjoyment1 – a walk in the park – beautiful weather – an early start – a park – a snack Books2 – a decision pre-made – a collection pre-created – a clear objective – a step-by-step pathway to success Cleaning3 – something you are […]

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Three Things: Two

a minor commitment – three things: one Basement Cleaning Activity1 – Loud children’s music by the brilliant Justin Roberts provided the soundtrack – Simple objectives for my little helpers (e.g. these in the box; these on the table; these in the garbage) – The only distractions were game-oriented and fun Bedtime2 A combination of: – […]

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Three Things: One

a minor commitment Breakfast1 – The coffee was strong – We arose to bright sunshine – We were up earlier than usual – There was laughter and smiles Data2 – We put in the work — when it didn’t make sense — in order to capitalize when it did – We honed our skills on […]

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Three Things

It is astounding how simple it can be to cultivate happiness. Each time I encounter another way to increase happiness and improve well-being I am awed by the simplicity of the action required and the largess of the result. Dr. Seligman, a positive psychologist, suggests the following for a better life: “Every night for the next […]